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Trello vs. GitLab

Trello is a web-based project management application which uses the analogy of lists and cards as a user interface. A rich API as well as email-in capability enables integration with enterprise systems, or with cloud-based integration services. Trello offers a web interface, and mobile clients, and synchronizes all of them in near real time. Trello is offered as SaaS only.

GitLab also offers a list and card based user interface for project management, but also offers capabilities in code creation, testing, packaging, releasing, monitoring, and securing the work. While Trello does a great job of providing the single functionality of work item management and only as a SaaS solution, GitLab offers one application for the entire DevOps lifecycle, either as SaaS or in a self-managed form.

Trello is a web-based project management application which uses the analogy of lists and cards as a user interface. A rich API as well as email-in capability enables integration with enterprise systems, or with cloud-based integration services. Trello offers a web interface, and mobile clients, and synchronizes all of them in near real time. Trello is offered as SaaS only.

GitLab also offers a list and card based user interface for project management, but also offers capabilities in code creation, testing, packaging, releasing, monitoring, and securing the work. While Trello does a great job of providing the single functionality of work item management and only as a SaaS solution, GitLab offers one application for the entire DevOps lifecycle, either as SaaS or in a self-managed form.

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